> > The Romantics

June 2020

The Romantics, a 300-word monologue, was given its first reading at the AWL Meeting on 8th June.

Mary Drake


DAUGHTER - Mary Drake


Daughter ‘Never apologise, never explain’: a mantra my mother shared with me frequently, and herself embraced as fiercely as any of her lovers whenever another of her liaisons came to light. Describing herself as ‘a strong woman’, she was, she said, unfettered by petty censure and the expectations of others.

♦ Please email me if you would like to read the full script: Nicolas Ridley